Research Interests

​My research interests at KAUST include the catalytic conversion of methane/methanol to light olefins, aromatics and other chemicals


Selected Publications

  • Confined small-sized cobalt catalysts stimulate carbon-chain growth reversely by modifying ASF law of Fischer–Trops...
    Q. Cheng, Y. Tian, S. Lyu, N. Zhao, K. Ma, T. Ding, Z. Jiang, L. Wang, J. Zhang, L. Zheng,...
    Nature Communications, 9, 3250-3258, (2018)

Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Sichuan University, China, 2008-2013
  • B.Sc., Environmental Science, Shandong University of Science and Technology, China, 2004-2008

Professional Profile

  • 2017-present:  Postdoctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014-2017: Postdoctoral Fellow, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)